Constipation of anorectal outlet obstruction: Pathophysiology, evaluation and management

@article{Andromanakos2006ConstipationOA,
  title={Constipation of anorectal outlet obstruction: Pathophysiology, evaluation and management},
  author={N. Andromanakos and P. Skandalakis and T. Troupis and D. Filippou},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={21}
}
Constipation is a subjective symptom of various pathological conditions. Incidence of constipation fluctuates from 2 to 30% in the general population. Approximately 50% of constipated patients referred to tertiary care centers have obstructed defecation constipation. Constipation of obstructed defecation may be due to mechanical causes or functional disorders of the anorectal region. Mechanical causes are related to morphological abnormalities of the anorectum (megarectum, rectal prolapse… Expand
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